The Transportation sector (IYT) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 1.8%.
American Railcar Industries (ARII) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 12.9% (+$3.37) to close at $29.57 with 306,486 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $26.55 to $29.86.
Torm A\x2FS (TRMD) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 9.2% (-7 cents) to close at 68 cents. 56,515 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of 68 cents to 75 cents.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) rose 6.1% to close at $17.56, cross its 50-day moving average of $16.75 and 200-day moving average of $16.79. Seacor Holdings (CKH) declined 3.1% to close at $86.96, moving below its 50-day moving average of $88.90 and 200-day moving average of $90.79.
Quality Distribution (QLTY) rose 11.2% to close at $10.01, approaching its 50-day moving average of $10.26. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $11.49.
Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $83.20 to top the previous high of $81.29.
USA Truck (USAK) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $4.11 to fall below the previous low of $4.22.